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LIP DIVA By Rose Nichols
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To share an inventor's dreams, aspirations, desires and creations in a way that supports women of all walks of life, with special devotion, to always add the main ingredients of joy and magic into... More > every product we create.< Less
Glutch and the Triple Stuff By Dick Browning
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Twelve year old Charlie Dumont fits the description of Savant. Gifted with special mental abilities and a drive to make a difference in this world, Charlie has come up with a new fuel, Triple Stuff... More > to power our cars and airplanes Cursed with a life situation where he has lost his parents and is pursued by some very bad people, Charlie teams up with an ex-navy helicopter pilot and a hard drinking ex-navy chief to prove the advantages of Triple Stuff by flying around the world in a beat up old helicopter, the Glutch They are challenged by the most modern, state of the art helicopter, piloted ba a lady who is determined to prove to the world that women can out-do men at anything. It is a race to circle the globe. The first to fly under the arch at St Louis wins.< Less
A Sound Revolution By Cynthia Kay Killick
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A Sound Revolution. The true story of Marie Louise Killick's valiant fight against powerful men in the musical world. They had pirated her invention of a stylus that was to revolutionize the quality... More > of sound reproduction of gramophone records. Despite winning her 10 year legal battle in The Royal Courts of Justice in London, England, her opponents, Pye Radio, found other means to ensure she never received her damages – worth millions. Manoeuvred into bankruptcy, she spent three years trying to prevent the Official Receiver from settling her damage claim against Pye Radio for a derisory sum. She died at the age of 49, penniless and homeless. During her fight she was 'kidnapped', her supporters were assaulted and even her solicitor was frightened off the case. During the fight, she was hounded from pillar to post and forced to spend six weeks with her children living in a builder's yard. Truly a story of enormous courage and tenacity on her part to bring the men who had robbed her to justice!< Less
Scientists Who Have Changed the World By Paul Shar
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Marie Curie, quiet, dignified and unassuming, was held in high esteem and admiration by scientists throughout the world. Her work is recorded in numerous papers in scientific journals. The importance... More > of Curie’s work reflected in the numerous awards bestowed on her. She received many honorary science, medicine and law degrees and honorary memberships of learned societies throughout the world. Together with her husband, she was awarded half on the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903, for their study into the spontaneous radiation discovered by Becquerel, who was awarded the other half of the Prize. In 1911 she received a second Nobel Prize, this time in Chemistry, in recognition of her work in radioactivity. She also received, jointly with her husband, the Davy Medal of the Royal Society in 1903 and, in 1921, President Harding of the United States, on behalf of the women of America, presented her with one gram of radium in recognition of her service to science.< Less
On Time and In Step: Reunion on The Glory Road By Gloria I. Joseph
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On Time and In Step: Reunion on The Glory Road is a classic & innovative novel based on actual historical figures that have departed from the earth, but live again in the hereafter on The Glory... More > Road that becomes the stage for heroic world figures to meet, reunite, discuss and analyze the past, predict the future and celebrate the peace and beauty of their final home.The novel’s protagonists are Sojourner Truth & Malcolm X who dwell in Revolutionary’s Retreat- the resting grounds for people- women and men of all races, cultures and beliefs-who took radical actions to help create a just world. Characters include:W.E.B. Dubois,Mother Jones,Fanny Lou Hamer,Chief Sitting Bull,Paul Robeson,Moms Mabley,Frederick Douglass,Naga Nanny & others.The novel creatively interplays the characters’ lives in their own lifetimes juxtaposed with current issues & present personalities teaching ways to survive the severity of problems resulting from systematic racist, sexist, heterosexist, religious & economic oppressions.< Less
On Time and In Step: Reunion on The Glory Road By Gloria I. Joseph
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On Time and In Step: Reunion on The Glory Road is a classic & innovative novel based on actual historical figures that have departed from the earth, but live again in the hereafter on The Glory... More > Road that becomes the stage for heroic world figures to meet, reunite, discuss and analyze the past, predict the future and celebrate the peace and beauty of their final home.The novel’s protagonists are Sojourner Truth & Malcolm X who dwell in Revolutionary’s Retreat- the resting grounds for people- women and men of all races, cultures and beliefs-who took radical actions to help create a just world. Characters include:W.E.B. Dubois,Mother Jones,Fanny Lou Hamer,Chief Sitting Bull,Paul Robeson,Moms Mabley,Frederick Douglass,Naga Nanny & others.The novel creatively interplays the characters’ lives in their own lifetimes juxtaposed with current issues & present personalities teaching ways to survive the severity of problems resulting from systematic racist, sexist, heterosexist, religious & economic oppressions.< Less
How Not to Save the World By Jessica Yinka Thomas
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Remi Austin is a fundraiser for the African Peace Collaborative (APC), a conflict resolution nonprofit founded by her late mother. Frustrated by her inability to raise funds and faced with the... More > imminent closure of the APC, Remi turns to a life of crime to keep her nonprofit afloat. From Sydney, to Tokyo, Geneva and Cape Town, Remi transforms from a fundraiser too shy to speak during staff meetings into a daring international art thief who must stop a war from breaking out and figure out how to save herself from a life behind bars. With the help of her best friend, a designer and inventor who creates gadget-packed gowns, Remi eludes a dashing insurance agent and a terrifying stalker, all while redistributing the wealth of the world, one work of art at a time.< Less
EMILY CHABOT: The Life of a California Lady By Lucy Rau Ferguson
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Beautiful, gracious, gregarious Emily Chabot emigrated as a small child from France to San Francisco in 1851. The heiress to considerable property, she married Remi Chabot, the younger brother of... More > Anthony Chabot, in 1870, and became a prominent member of her community—entertaining diplomats, inventors, business tycoons and impoverished émigrés with equal cordiality. A strong feminist, she was especially generous to women artists and scientists, and joined other notable women in the East Bay in sponsoring philanthropic causes. This is the story of Emily’s remarkable life and her legacy to the history of California.< Less
How Not to Save the World By J. Yinka Thomas
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Remi Austin is a fundraiser for the African Peace Collaborative (APC), a conflict resolution nonprofit founded by her late mother. Frustrated by her inability to raise funds and faced with the... More > imminent closure of the APC, Remi turns to a life of crime to keep her nonprofit afloat. From Sydney, to Tokyo, Geneva and Cape Town, Remi transforms from a fundraiser too shy to speak during staff meetings into a daring international art thief who must stop a war from breaking out and figure out how to save herself from a life behind bars. With the help of her best friend, a designer and inventor who creates gadget-packed gowns, Remi eludes a dashing insurance agent and a terrifying stalker, all while redistributing the wealth of the world, one work of art at a time.< Less
Yonder By C.J.S. Hayward
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An unforgettable collection about men, women, the world that we share, and the many controversies that surround how we might best share the one world there is. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: C.J.S. (Jonathan)... More > Hayward wears many hats: author, philosopher, theologian, artist, poet, wayfarer, philologist, inventor, web guru, teacher. He is an Eastern Orthodox Christian, has lived in the U.S., Malaysia, England, and France, and holds master's degrees bridging math and computers (UIUC), and philosophy and theology (Cambridge). He has websites at JonathansCorner.com and CJSHayward.com.< Less

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